Slovak Gender

Welcome to the fifth Slovak lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Slovak to help you practice your daily phrases.

man
man Audio
muž
woman
woman Audio
žena
husband
husband Audio
manžel
wife
wife Audio
manželka
boy
boy Audio
chlapec
girl
girl Audio
dievča
father
father Audio
otec
mother
mother Audio
matka

Gender Grammar Rules

In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.

Grammar + Rules
Slovak
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
môj syn je študent Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
jej dcéra je študentka Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
má vysokého brata Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
má vysokú sestru Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
jeho bratia sú mladí Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
jeho sestry sú mladé Audio

The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.

son
son Audio
syn
daughter
daughter Audio
dcéra
brother
brother Audio
brat
sister
sister Audio
sestra
grandfather
grandfather Audio
dedko
grandmother
grandmother Audio
babka
child
child Audio
dieťa
children
children Audio
deti

Expressions in Slovak

Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Slovak, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.

English
Slovak
What do you mean?
čo tým myslíte? Audio
I don't understand
nerozumiem tomu! Audio
I don't know
ja neviem! Audio
What is that called in Slovak?
ako sa tomu hovorí po slovensky? Audio
What is this?
čo je toto? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
čo znamená toto slovo po anglický? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
prepáčte! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the gender in Slovak. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Slovak Plural   Slovak Plural

Slovak Numbers   Slovak Numbers



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